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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, GENERAL

    Lot 141
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $440

    Stockbook with range of issues with a few earlies, including 2d Half-length (2), 1/- Registered (2), 6d Queen-on-Throne (23), few Laureate and Bell issues, a few badly damaged Stamp Statutes (incl 2 x 5), then duplicated accumulation of lower values of 1885-1900 issues. Few mint, condition variable but mostly good to fine (Approx 1190+ stamps)

        

    Lot 142
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $1,000

    Large duplicated accumulation of 1880s - 1900s issues arranged on hagners and in bags, with 1885-1900 issues to 1/6d including a proportion fiscally used, 1897 Charity 1d (11) and 2d (3), M and mostly with faults, and 1901-12 'POSTAGE' issues in quantity incl 'OS', with 2/- (21), 5/- (7, three M) and 1 KEVII punctured 'OS' CTO (short perf). Also ranges of Melbourne cds and other postmarks on low values, four bags with quantities of 1885-1900 2d and 1890 1d (all with Melbourne cds), 1899 1d and 1901-13 1d, and a small lot of Frank Stamp cut-outs. Some mint, condition variable but generally good to fine, a useful lot for research (Approx 13000+ stamps)

        

    Lot 143
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $725

    1870-84 Stamp Statutes 5 Black and Yellow-green Wmk V over Crown (V1) Sideways, Perf 12, horizontal pair with perf separation and reinforced, left unit with vertical crease and areas of damage along left side, mss cancel dated '6/3/77'. A very rare multiple of this sought after stamp

     

    Lot 144
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $575

    1870-84 Stamp Statutes 5 Black and Yellow-green Wmk V over Crown (V1) Sideways, Perf 12, with mss cancel dated' 24/7/73'. Very superior condition for this stamp, and an early date of use, most extant examples being used in the 1880s

     

    Lot 145
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $800

    1870-84 Stamp Statutes 5 Black and Yellow-green Wmk V over Crown (V1) Inverted, Perf 12, re-joined horizontal pair, both stamps with identical mss cancels dated '1/3/83'. Very fine, and a rare genuine reconstructed multiple

     

    Lot 146
    Estimate: $80

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Lithographs: Watermark V over Crown (V1) Perf 13 1/10/- Deep Grey-olive fiscally cancelled variety 'Watermark Upright and Reversed', closed pinhole at lower right, otherwise fine and a very scarce variety, SG 244a var

     

    Lot 147
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V2 sideways) Perf 12 3/- Olive-drab, faint gum crease at left, with large part original gum. SG 268a Cat 110

     

    Lot 148
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $700

    1896-99 Watermark V over Crown (V3) Perf 12 2d Blue pair on 1899 (1 Aug) First Day Cover prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamps cancelled by Melbourne cds, with another strike alongside. The cover is ex Pack and has been refolded, otherwise fine and the only such cover recorded

     

    Lot 149
    Estimate: $7,000 Realised Price : $5,750

    1901 'No POSTAGE' 2d, 3d, 6d, 1/-, 2/- and 5/- on separate 1901 (29 Jan) First Day Covers prepared by W. R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., each cover cancelled by the 'P.P./MELBOURNE' (Parcel Post) cds, with an additional strike alongside. Also the 4d on a similar dated piece. The covers are ex Pack, and have been partly refolded as was his custom, otherwise in fine condition and very rare, being the only First Day Covers known, and as such these rank as some of the earliest First Day covers prepared in this country (6 covers + one piece)

           

    Lot 150
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Perf 12 d Blue-green strip of 3 on 1901 (24 June) First Day Cover prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamps cancelled by Melbourne double circle ds, with another strike alongside. Refolded but very fine, ex Pack, and the only such cover known

     

    Lot 151
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4) (sideways) d Bluish-green Die I Compound Comb Perf 12 x 12 and Single-line Perf 12, block of 12 from top right corner of sheet, and block of 24 from bottom left corner of sheet, contrasting shades, both superb and mounted in selvedge only. SG 384 Cat 234

     

    Lot 152
    Estimate: $120

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Pale Rose-red Die III vertical strip of 7 from bottom right corner of sheet overprinted with horizontal bars in black, from sheets prepared for vending machine experiments. MUH with some adhesions and minor perf separation in selvedge, somewhat gum toned

     

    Lot 153
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Perf 12 x 12 1d Maroon on Yellow on 1901 (9 Jul) First Day cover prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamp cancelled by a Melbourne machine mark. The cover is ex Pack, and has been refolded, otherwise fine, and the only such cover known

     

    Lot 154
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Perf 12 x 12 2d Lilac on 1901 (16 July) First Day Cover prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamp cancelled by a Melbourne machine mark. The cover is ex Pack and has been refolded, but otherwise very clean and the only such cover recorded

     

    Lot 155
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Perf 12 x 12 3d Dull Orange-brown and 6d Emerald on separate 1901 (5 July) First Day Covers prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamps cancelled by poorly struck Melbourne machine marks with illegible dates, but corroborated by Melbourne double circle ds on reverse with '5 7 01' dates. Both covers ex Pack and have been refolded, otherwise fine, and despite poor cancellation are the only First Day Covers known for these stamps (2 covers)

      

    Lot 156
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Perf 12 x 12 5d Reddish-brown on 1901 (29 Jan) First Day Cover prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamp cancelled by the 'P.P./MELBOURNE' (Parcel Post) cds, with another strike alongside. Cover (ex Pack) has been refolded and has horizontal and vertical creases, otherwise fine, and the only such cover recorded

     

    Lot 157
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Perf 12 x 12 9d Dull Rose-red on 1901 (5 July) First Day cover prepared by W.R. Rundell, a Clerk at the Melbourne G.P.O., the stamp cancelled by a Melbourne machine mark, and with confirmatory Melbourne double circle ds on reverse. The cover is ex Pack and has been refolded, otherwise fine and the only such cover known

     

    Lot 158
    Estimate: $200

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Single-line Perf 11, 1d Die II Dull Red pair, 1d Die II Pale Rose (Aniline) corner pair (stamps MUH, one with damaged lower right corner) and single, and 1d Die III Pale Rose-red corner block of 4 (2 MUH, some gum toning), scarce multiples. SG 402ab,402b Cat 478 (9)

     

    Lot 159
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4) (upright or inverted) d Bluish-green Single-line Perf 12 x 11 Die II marginal horizontal pair and corner block of 4, Die I Perf 11 x 12 horizontal pair, and Die I vertical pair Perf 11 x 12 (and 12 at base), fine with marginal pieces with stamps MUH, scarce multiples. SG 401a,401ba Cat 630

     

    Lot 160
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Perf 11 d Blue-green complete vertical strip of 12 from right side of sheet showing variety 'Double Perforation' down right side, superb with all stamps MUH, ex Perry. BW V23b (2004) Cat AU$900+

     

    Lot 161
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11 1d Rose-carmine 'CA' and 'JBC' monogram block of 24 from base of sheet, some perf separation at lower left corner, and minor marks on the reverse of three units, otherwise very fine with only two stamps mounted, and a rare multiple. BW V45zh/zi (2004) Cat AU$300 for the two monogram strips of 3

     

    Lot 162
    Estimate: $140 Realised Price : $105

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-line A (sideways), Single-line Perf 11 x 12 d Blue-green marginal block of 8 (stamps MUH, partly toned gum) and mint singles (2, one marginal). SG 446 Cat 280 (10)

     

    Lot 163
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1905 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Single-line Perf 12 x 11 d Blue-green marginal blocks of 6 (2, one from top left corner) and pair, all with streaky gum, but most units MUH. SG 446 Cat 392

     

    Lot 164
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Perf 11 d Blue-green right marginal block of 6 with additional Single-line Perf 12 down right side, 'cut and patch' perf repair between lower block of 4 (four MUH); and Perf 12 top right corner block of 10 with additional Single-line Perf 11 down right side, stamps MUH. Two versions of the mixed perf variety, and much rarer than the SG price, which properly applies only to the simple compound perf variety. BW V26 (2004) Cat AU$800++, SG 446 Cat 448++

     

    Lot 165
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $210

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Mixed Comb Perf 12 x 12 and Single-line Perf 11 1d Rose-red horizontal pair showing additional Perf 11 vertically, fine mint and rare, ex Perry. BW V47 (2004) cat AU$400, SG 447 Cat 190

     

    Lot 166
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways) Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green superb block of 60 from top left corner of sheet, only three units mounted. SG 416b Cat 300

     

    Lot 167
    Estimate: $200

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways) Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green block of 48 (minor perf separation) and marginal block of 26, only four units mounted, and generally very fine. SG 416b Cat 370

     

    Lot 168
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Rotary Perf 11 x 12 1d Scarlet and 1d Rose-red Punctured 'OS' blocks of 24 from base of sheet showing 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, from two different plates showing variations in the marginal rule breaks. Some minor perf separation, and with all but a few units MUH. A very fine pair, ex Purves and Perry. The four monograms as strips of 3 catalogue AU$400 in BW (2004) (48)

      

    Lot 169
    Estimate: $80

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green block of 40 comprising the upper two rows of a sheet with selvedge three sides, perfs separated at centre otherwise very fine with stamps MUH. SG 457 Cat 120

     

    Lot 170
    Estimate: $350

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine variety 'Watermark Sideways' vertical strip of 10 (split in two) from left of sheet with selvedge three sides, very fine with stamps MUH. SG 458a cat 500

     

    Lot 171
    Estimate: $350

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine strips of 12 from base of sheet (2) with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, from two different plates showing variations in the gaps in the marginal rule. One strip with three units thinned, both strips with slight toning in selvedge at right edge, otherwise fine with most units MUH. BW V52z/za (2004) Cat AU$780+

      

    Lot 172
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine strips of 12 from base of sheet with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms (2, from different plates with variation in gaps in marginal rule), stamps mostly unmounted mint, one strip with three units showing partial gum loss. BW V52z,za (2004) AU$1320

      

    Lot 173
    Estimate: $300

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12d 1d Rose-carmine strip of 12 from base of sheet with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, showing break in marginal rule under units [6-7], perfs split at centre otherwise fine, with only one unit hinged. BW V52z/za (2004) Cat AU$660

     

    Lot 174
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine 'CA' monogram block of 20 from left of sheet with selvedge three sides, and showing variety 'Double Perforation' resulting from an additional inverted strike of the comb down the left side. Some perf reinforcement, however of fresh appearance and an exceptional double perf variety in combination with the monogram, ex Pack, Purves and Perry. Not listed in 2004 Brusden-White catalogue, BW V52z variety

     

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Single-line Perf 11 d Bluish-green marginal block of 5 (wmk reversed, 4 MUH), 1d Rose-carmine marginal block of 4 (3 MUH), and 9d Rose-carmine block of 4 (2 MUH). Scarce and undercatalogued multiples. SG 461-463 Cat 460

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $250

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) (inverted), Single-line Perf 11 d Bluish-green strip of 20 from top of sheet with selvedge three sides, a superb multiple with the stamps MUH, ex Purves and Perry. SG 461 cat 400

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $180

    Postage Dues: Accumulation on hagners, with Blue and Brown d (3), 1d (3), 2d (55) and 4d (12), and Red and Green d (53), 1d (75), 2d (169), 4d (17), 5d (3), 6d (7), 10d, 1/- (10), various printings, few mint, many with mss cancels and some postmark interest, few faults as expected but useful quantities for study. (Total, 408 stamps)

        

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